Parsons Corporation Principal Cyber Analyst in Centreville, Virginia
Minimum Clearance Required to Start:
Top Secret SCI w/Polygraph
Parsons is looking for an experienced cyber analyst who is self-motivated, creative, curious, and a fast learner. The goal of the analyst is the ensure that mission systems are operating at maximum effectiveness. Candidates will be expected to leverage a wide variety of tools to pinpoint relevant information and provide timely feedback to stakeholders to ensure mission success.
Work with large datasets, choosing the proper tools to organize and analyze
Analyze packet data and binary data to extract valuable information
Interact daily with customers, developers, and other project stakeholders
Active TS/SCI with Polygraph
BS degree in related discipline; will consider experience considered in lieu of degree
8+ years of experience working with Wireshark or other network analysis tools
Experience/knowledge of network configurations
Good understanding of various network protocols
Application layer protocols
Familiarity with other communications technologies:
Ability to work with large datasets, choosing the proper tools to organize and analyze
Adept at using regular expressions and other parsing techniques
Enjoys exploring binary data, finding patterns, and reverse engineering proprietary protocols
8+ years of experience with creating custom programs/scripts for automating tasks
8+ years of experience working in a Linux command-line environment
Ability to communicate well with customers, developers, and other mission partners
Stays up-to-date on worldwide events/technology trends/cybersecurity
Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.
Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.